Kunziin süm

Read in Mongolian

Name(s) of Temple :
Kunziin süm,Kunz bogdiin süm,ENG: Confucius Temple, Kunz Temple, Kong-tse Temple,

Rinchen Number :

Rinchen Name :
Kunziin süm

Type of Temple :

Aimag Temple located in :
Ulan Bator

Old Aimag Name :

Description of location :
GPS was taken at Dar’ ekhiin süm (UBR 931 Rinchen 931) and is given here only to mark the area of Amgalan (its temples were situated very near to each other). This temple was situated to the south-east of Dar’ ekhiin süm.

GPS readings :
North 47° 54’  East 106°  59’

Revived temple on site :

Status of site at time of survey :
There are no visible remains. Based on the sources, the exact sites of the temples of Amgalan can be determined roughly in relation to the ruins of Dar’ ekh temple (UBR 931 Rinchen 931) and the remnants of a Chinese store building. In the whole area there are no temple remnants other than that of Dar’ ekh temple.

Old monastery/temple revived:

Үүсгэн байгуулагч хүний нэр болон цол хэргэм (мэдэгдэж байвал):

Date of Reviving:

Monks in Old Temple :

Notes :
See UBR 933 AM.pdf. According to Rinchen’s map and Pürew’s book (Mongol töriin golomt, p. 102.) one of the Chinese temples situated in the south-east quarter (khoroolol) inside the walls of Maimaachen was Kunziin süm or Kunz bogdiin süm, erected to the honour of Confucius (Kong-tse in Chinese). According to Pürew Odon süm (UBNR 945 NOT in Rinchen 945) and Kunziin süm or Künz bogdiin süm were situated in the south-east corner of the area of Maimaachen. North of Odon süm the temple of Dar’ ekhiin süm (UBR 931 Rinchen 931) was situated. No other data was found on this temple. All data on this temple is kindly provided by Kristina Teleki and Zsuzsa Majer who retain copyright. See relevant section in Monasteries and Temples of Bogdiin Khüree, Ikh Khüree or Urga, the Old Capital City of Mongolia in the First Part of the Twentieth Century: Zsuzsa Majer, Krisztina Teleki Budapest, Hungary. Ulaanbaatar 2006

Form Number :
UBR 933

Survey Team :
Team C

Газрын зураг / Map

Additional Material / Нэмэлт материал

UBR 933